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Author Leung, Ping-kwan, 1949-2013.

Title Islands and continents : short stories / by Leung Ping-kwan ; edited by John Minford with Brian Holton and Agnes Hung-chong Chan
Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 129 pages)
Contents Foreword 'PK'; Acknowledgements; Transcendence and the Fax Machine; The Romance of the Rib; The Dentists on the Avenida de la Revolución; Postcards from Prague; Borders; Islands and Continents; Postcolonial Affairs of Food and the Heart; Afterword -- Writer's Jetlag; Contributors' Biographical Notes
Summary In this kaleidoscope of stories, translated from the Chinese, P.K. Leung, one of Hong Kong's most celebrated literary figures, presents his personal vision of the city, evoking in his inimitable voice the local and international dimensions of this extraordinary place, capturing its poignant ambivalence as a postcolonial territory on the fringe of China
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
Translated from the Chinese
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Subject Leung, Ping-kwan, 1949-2013 -- Translations into English.
Short stories, Chinese -- Translations into English.
Genre/Form Short stories.
Form Electronic book
Author Chan, Agnes Hung-Chong.
Holton, Brian.
Minford, John.
ISBN 9789888052431 (electronic bk.)
9888052438 (electronic bk.)
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